A mathematical upgrade promises a speedier digital world.
Under the right circumstances, solar cells from Semprius could produce power more cheaply than fossil fuels.
Donald Sadoway conceived of a novel battery that could allow cities to run on solar power at night.
A new form of carbon being pioneered by Walter de Heer of Georgia Tech could lead to speedy, compact computer processors.
A recent discovery could increase older women's chances of having babies.
A new way to identify battery materials suitable for mass production could revolutionize energy storage.
Intel creates faster and more energy-efficient processors.
Lytro reinvented the camera so that it can evolve faster.
Zhong Lin Wang thinks piezoelectric nanowires could power implantable medical devices and serve as tiny sensors.
A new reactor design could make nuclear power safer and cheaper, says John Gilleland.